OCS kills himself, after shooting dead his girlfriend

He shot her in the head without blinking.

A Kenyan police officer holding a gun (Courtesy)

Likoni Deputy Officer Commanding station (OCS) Joab Omondi has killed himself after shooting dead his girlfriend identified as Peninah at the at Lovely Bar in Mtongwe following a quarrel.

According to Nation, the incident happened on Thursday night at around 11.40 pm, after the officer picked a quarrel with Peninah who had served him at the joint.

It not yet clear what could have caused a heated verbal exchange between the two prompting the officer to shot the woman before turning the gun on himself. Reports indicate that Omondi shot Peninah in the head without even blinking.

Peninah was rushed to Coast General Hospital for treatment, but unfortunately she did not survive and her body was moved to the mortuary.

"Body moved to Coast General Hospital mortuary. The motive of the shooting is yet to be established," the report reads in part.

Police from the Inuka Police Station have launched an investigation into the incident.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Cost of maize flour unacceptable -  Ruto's Cabinet says

Cost of maize flour unacceptable - Ruto's Cabinet says

Gladys Wanga issues orders after KCSE candidate died while delivering newborn

Gladys Wanga issues orders after KCSE candidate died while delivering newborn

City Hall reveals number of bar owners arrested after warning on noise pollution

City Hall reveals number of bar owners arrested after warning on noise pollution

Sakaja kicks out matatus plying these routes from Nairobi CBD [List]

Sakaja kicks out matatus plying these routes from Nairobi CBD [List]

DP Gachagua under fire for splashing Sh900,000 cash on student parties

DP Gachagua under fire for splashing Sh900,000 cash on student parties

DCI officers raid Nairobi alcohol distillery as staff flee & leave machines running

DCI officers raid Nairobi alcohol distillery as staff flee & leave machines running

Interior CS Kindiki warns criminals in his impromptu CBD visit

Interior CS Kindiki warns criminals in his impromptu CBD visit

Details of Nairobi-wide crackdown which started on Sunday night

Details of Nairobi-wide crackdown which started on Sunday night

How did Evangelist Ezekiel manage to fill Kasarani Stadium single-handedly?

How did Evangelist Ezekiel manage to fill Kasarani Stadium single-handedly?